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Carpe Diem

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just everything about this place is brilliant, as soon as you drive in and see the garden and patio you can see you are going to have a good time. The rooms are excellent, beautifully decorated, comfortable & spotlessly clean - just as you see on the photos but bigger. Patrick and Eric make excellent hosts and it is obvious... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

How kind of you to write such a nice review. It is true that you stay with us was short but intensive. You are excellent guests and we look forward to seeing you back home. Thank you for your kindness. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way down to Provence. The place is amazing! We stayed in the Diane room and it was gorgeous. Lovely big bedroom area with beautiful furniture and bedding. The bathroom was very large with a lovely bath in the middle of the room. There is secure parking and the garden is very pretty.... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting this wonderful review about our Carpe Diem. Thank you also to have appreciated your bedroom, the quality of the food served and our hospitality. Merci, for all the little details that can help other guests looking for accommodation in Burgundy. May be some other time we shall have the pleasure of seeing you back home. More 

Port Orange, Florida
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say to convey our utter surprise and delight with this charming and beautiful B&B? The rooms are very large, stunningly beautiful and perfectly clean. Meals are included and consisted of the best food we had during our two week tour in France. The hosts, Patrick and Eric are master chefs and they are favorably rated in the... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

The treasure in fact was you and your friends. Thank you for these nice words. We were very happy to have you at home and are glad to see how much you appreciate it. One regret... you stayed only one night. Looking forward to seeing you back in a near future. More 

Port Orange, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patrick & Eric have taken an old farmstead and turned it into a beautiful B&B. The rooms are spacious, elegantly decorated and very comfortable. During our stay Patrick & Eric were wonderful hosts - welcoming, attentive, and very informative. But you don’t want to visit Carpe Diem without seizing the day to enjoy the evening meal. Patrick began by engaging... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are very glad to see that you enjoyed your stay at home and look forward to seeing you back in a near future. May be for a longer stay that time. Merci. More 

Rancho Santa Margarita
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Carpe Diem is definitely one of the highlights of our three week travel through France. The decor is unbelievable and many of the pieces have been restored by the owners, Patrick and Eric. The rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished. They served us a dinner that could not have been beaten anywhere. If you are in this part of Burgundy,... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Eric and I are very glad to see how much you liked your stay at home. We look forward to seeing you in a near future. More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

THE WELCOME Welcomed personally by Patrick and Eric with great warmth. What a charming and friendly couple. Felt relaxed immediately. Eric even helped take our luggage upstairs to our room. THE HOUSE - CARPE DIEM Patrick gave us a little tour of their beautiful home that they have owned for 30 years. Photos of 'before' were on their sideboard. What... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Thank you for this very glowing review. We were very happy and proud that you have chosen Carpe Diem during this stay celebrating your thirtieth wedding anniversary. It was a pleasure to have you at home and we are happy to see how much you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back. You will be the most welcome. Thank... More 

Cobble Hill, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We spent the last 4 nights of our French vacation in this charming guesthouse and wish we could have stayed longer! We very much enjoyed our beautifully furnished and spacious room (we stayed in Diane) and the delicious breakfasts. And dinner ... hard to do justice in a review to a meal so fantastic! Patrick and Eric are wonderful hosts... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Four nights is a good average to be able to discover the area. We are glad that you had that opportunity. Il was our pleasure receiving you at home and we are happy that you enjoyed so much your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to France! More 

Los Gatos, CA
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57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I join the loud chorus of accolades for this impeccably furnished and managed guesthouse. From the warm welcome by hosts Patrick and Eric to our delightfully comfortable room to the lovely continental breakfasts (I hope you are there when Eric brings out his homemade brioche) to the superb dinner we shared with some new French friends -... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Having you at home for these three nights was terrific. The weather was beautiful, the other guests very friendly, all that joined together made your stay memorable. Thank you for having take taken the time to give your impressions. Eric and I look forward to the pleasure of seeing you back in Burgundy one day. More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

A charming home to which one is warmly welcomed. Secure parking (great when fully loaded on the way to or from the South of France) and extremely comfortable rooms that are spotlessly clean. Very comfortable beds too. Stay in for dinner and enjoy a home-cooked meal with local wines at a family table with other guests; continental style breakfast of... More 

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Patrick C, Propriétaire at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to welcome you at home and we'll surely have the same pleasure to welcome you again whenever you will be visiting around. Thank you so much for this kind review. Wishing you a very a nice spring to come. More 

new york
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88 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

We have had the good fortune to travel extensively throughout this beautiful country and have stayed in many wonderful hotels. But among our very favorites is Carpe Diem, a very special and unique place - in large part because of its extraordinary hosts, Patrick and Eric. The home they have restored and furnished with magnificent antiques is exquisite and will... More 

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massangis, Owner at Carpe Diem, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this rave review. We had a lovely time and it was a privilege for us to meet you both and enjoyed every moment. Hopefully we shall have the great pleasure of seeing you back home in Burgundy in a near future. Eric and I wish you a beautiful year for 2016. Merci beaucoup. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Burgundy, between the medieval village of Noyers sur Serein, Fontenay Abbey, Basilica of Vezelay and Chablis vineyards, Carpe Diem is located in a small village by the river. You are the most welcome for a relaxing and friendly stay. We offer 5 Charming bedrooms with quality bedding and private bathroom. We serve daily breakfast with fruit juice, yogurt, jam and homemade cake, pastries, fresh bread, cheese, cold cuts and fresh fruit... Prior to an advance booking a refined dinner can be served. English spoken. Private car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carpe Diem

Address: 53 Grande rue, 89440 Massangis, France
Location: France > Burgundy > Yonne > Massangis
Price Range: $72 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Carpe Diem Hotel Massangis
Carpe Diem France/Massangis, Burgundy
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